Due to the ongoing uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team has decided to transition the 2021 Soybean and Small Grains Congress into a virtual conference scheduled for Feb. 10 and 11.
The conference will be held using Zoom. Preregistration is required. 2.5 DEC Points are available and CCA Credits are also available.
Cost: $45 per person, includes both days. $30 per person, if enrolled in NWNY Team. Preregistration is now open on the NWNY Team’s website, https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/.
Registration closes Feb. 8.
Topics to be discussed include:
Feb. 10 (10 a.m. - noon) DEC Check-in: 9:30 - 9:55 a.m.
- 10 - 10:30 a.m. Soybean Weed Control Updates
Michael Hunter, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NNY Team
- 10:30 - 11 a.m. Precision Planting Wheat
Dennis Pennington, Wheat Systems Specialist, Michigan State University
- 11 - 11:30 a.m. How to Grow 140 Bushel Wheat
Dwight Bartle, Wheat Producer, Brown City, Michigan
- 11:30 a.m. - noon Soybean Cyst Nematode - Tracking and Managing the New Threat to NY Soybean Production
Jaime Cummings, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University
Feb. 11 (10 a.m. - noon) DEC Check-in: 9:30 - 9:55 a.m.
- 10 - 11 a.m. Getting Your Best Soybean and Wheat Yields
Dr. Shawn Conley, Soybean & Wheat Specialist, University of Wisconsin
- 11 - 11:30 a.m. On-farm Soybean Research Networks: What are We Learning?
Del Voight, Soybean Specialist, Penn State Extension
- 11:30 a.m. - noon NY Small Grains Updates
Mike Stanyard, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NWNY Team
To view the full conference agenda and to register online, visit : https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/
Questions, contact: Brandie Waite at: (585) 343-3040, ext. 138
The Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team is a partnership between Cornell University and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations serving dairy, livestock, and field crop farm businesses and supporting industries in these nine northwest New York counties: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne and Wyoming.